Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People's Workforce (Early Learning and Childcare) Candidate Handbook

Part of the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce series

Publication Date
June 2010

Get to grips with the new Level 3 Diploma

Brand new resources for Level 3 provide complete coverage of the new Children's Workforce qualifications so you can be sure that you and your learners are fully supported to make a difference to the lives of the children in your care.

  • Includes full explanation of the requirements and terminology of the new Level 3 qualification, so learners and tutors can feel confident that they are fully supported.
  • Written by Penny Tassoni and a team of expert childcare tutors and trainers, so you can be sure that content is reliable , relevant and of the highest quality .
  • Contains a CD-ROM which includes bonus content of short video clips to bring selected topics to life.
  • New ‘Working Life’ feature pages help learners relate knowledge to their own settings.

Contents Listing


Shared Core Units
Promote communication 
Promote equality, diversity and inclusion 
Engage in personal development 
Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children and young people's settings
Children and Young People’s Core Units
Understand child and young person development 
Promote child and young person development 
Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people 
Support children and young people’s health and safety 
Develop positive relationships with children, young people and others involved in their care 
Working together for the benefit of children and young people 
Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people   

Early Years Mandatory Pathway Units
Context and principles for early years provision 
Promote learning and development in the early years 
Promote children's welfare in the early years
Professional practice in work with children in their early years
Support children’s speech, language and communication 

Optional Units
Work with babies and young children to promote their development and learning
Care for the physical and nutritional needs of babies and young children
Promote young children's physical development and movement skills
Set up a home-based childcare service
Support disabled children and those with specific requirements (additional needs)
Promote creativity and creative learning in young children

Sample Content

Customer Reviews

Karen Cooke, Lecturer
Trafford College
16 August 2012

The Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People's Workforce book is an essential tool for any student on the Level 3 course. There are lots of points for reflection where the students can reflect whilst in the workplace. This book can help towards all units and makes for very easy reading ond following of the units being taught. The units are set out to make easy reference to. The activities and information contained within the book are very useful and the links to fucnctional skills are essential addition to this book. Again a must for all students on this course.

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